Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine >> Education >> TEE of the Month >> 2001 January – December
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Transesophageal Echocardiogram from 2001

Dec 2001 Week 4

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Question: 25 year old woman presents for lung transplantation secondary to cystic fibrosis. What is evident from her TEE?

Answer: RV failure and LV underfilling

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Dec 2001 Week 3

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Question: The patient presented with numbness and tingling of her right arm. What does the TEE show?

Answer: PFO with positive bubble study

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Dec 2001 Week 2

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Question: What valve is pictured, and from what probe position is the image obtained?

Answer: Tricuspid valve imaged from the stomach

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Dec 2001 Week 1
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Question: This patient presented with chest pain and hypotension. What is the abnormality, and what vessel might be implicated?

Answer: It is consistent with an apical infarct in the LAD distribution.

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Nov 2001 Week 4
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Question: What is the valve lesion?

Answer: A flail posterior mitral leaflet

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Nov 2001 Week 3
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Question: This 45 year old male presents with a history of syncope following vigorous exercise. What is the abnormality presented on this TEE?

Answer: Systolic anterior motion of the anterior mitral leaflet, commonly seen in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

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